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Habitat kicks off this fall

Hannah Young

November 3, 2016

Filed under News

New Habitat for Humanity project leaders started off the project’s 17th year with the goal of bringing together the senior class to raise money to build two houses, one in Waukegan for the Brown family and another in the Philip...

Crew places top ten at Head of the Charles

Emily Wong

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

Oct. 22 and 23, boys crew placed 3rd and girls placed 8th, in the 52nd Head of the Charles regatta, the biggest regatta in the world. The competition took place on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts. About 85 boats c...

THIS IS HAPPENING

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

For the first time in 71 years, the Cubs are going to the World Series. The Cubs clinched the National League pennant on Oct. 23 in six games against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs shut out the Dodgers 5-0 in a thrilling g...

Freshmen bring After School into the classroom

Maya Kowitt

November 3, 2016

Filed under News

In the age of social media, teenagers are swamped with new devices and platforms to express themselves. Too often the anonymity that social media provides creates an outlet for students to share things online they wouldn’t sa...

Athletes can benefit from early commitment

Jessi Zook

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

For high school seniors, first semester can be filled with a flurry of applications, college visits, and ACTs, yet many athletes have already committed to their schools of choice. Does this short college application process see...

Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn

Joe Borushek

November 3, 2016

Filed under Features

The sequel to the indie cult classic “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” ditches the traditional “alone in the woods” horror movie formula by having a bunch of teenagers in a cabin and instead tells two int...

Hocus Pocus

Tia Rotolo

November 3, 2016

Filed under Features

The cult classic, “Hocus Pocus,” comes back to television screens for the Halloween season. As a once-a-year delicacy, the movie brings nostalgia and slight fear for children and adults alike. The movie follows Max after his mov...

“The Girl on the Train” release met with mixed reviews

Helen Fagan

November 3, 2016

Filed under Features

If you’re searching for a thrill, a little romance, and a borderline disturbing plot, look no further than “The Girl on the Train.” The film is based on Paula Hawkins’s popular novel that won the 2015 Goodreads Choice a...

Happy Halloween: Enjoy celebrating the worst of American values

Marie O’Connor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I would probably live off candy if I could, but maybe in a country with such a high obesity rate, gluttony shouldn’t be celebrated.

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New year brings big changes to WNTH

Beth Wall

November 3, 2016

Filed under Features

As the first listeners are tuning in for the year, WNTH is making sweeping strides to tune up its facilities and execution. One of the most crucial changes to the station’s process has been the makeup of the student radio boa...

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